CMedia CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Legacy Device Driver Download

C-Media Drivers

The CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Legacy Device is an audio device manufactured by C-Media. This driver fixes problems with no sound or static or distorted sound, and can unlock advanced features of your audio device. This update - "" - has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 8 reviews, and has been downloaded 47 times. Compatibility for this driver update includes PCs running Windows operating systems such as Windows Vista and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 4.0 MB.

8 Ratings

Supported Models

DOS Mode MPU-401 Emulator

CMI8338/C3DX PCI Audio Device

CMI8338/C3DX PCI Audio Device.

CMI8338/C3DX PCI Audio Joystick Device

CMI8338/C3DX PCI Audio Legacy Device

CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device

CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Legacy Device



Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista, Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows 2003, Windows 2003 (64 bit), Windows XP, Windows XP (64 bit), Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows NT3.51, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 3.1

File Name

Uploaded By

DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 6-Apr-2007

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
drv/026/CM8338.VXD 296.6 KB 10 May 1999
drv/026/CM8338FM.DRV 18.7 KB 9 Apr 1999
drv/026/CMMPU.EXE 79.9 KB 1 Dec 1998
drv/026/CMMPUPCI.DRV 9.2 KB 9 Apr 1999
drv/026/CMPCI95.DRV 52.7 KB 30 Apr 1999
drv/026/CMSMIDI.DRV 18.4 KB 22 Mar 1999
drv/026/CMSWMPU.VXD 14.5 KB 22 Mar 1999
drv/031-032/CMAUDIO.VXD 296.6 KB 15 Jul 1999
drv/031-032/CMMPU.EXE 79.9 KB 28 Apr 1999
drv/031-032/CMMPUPCI.DRV 9.3 KB 13 Jul 1999
drv/031-032/CMPCI95.DRV 52.9 KB 2 Jul 1999
drv/031-032/CMPCIFM.DRV 18.7 KB 28 Apr 1999
drv/031-032/CMSMIDI.DRV 18.4 KB 13 Apr 1999
drv/031-032/CMSWMPU.VXD 14.5 KB 13 Apr 1999
drv/8338note.txt 5.0 KB 12 May 1999
drv/8738note.txt 2.1 KB 16 Jul 1999
drv/AUDIO3D.DLL 387.1 KB 9 Apr 1999
drv/DLSTABLE.DAT 75.3 KB 19 Oct 1998
drv/DLSWAVE.DAT 3.1 MB 23 Jun 1998
drv/MSJSTICK.DRV 20.1 KB 11 Jun 1998
drv/SMIDI32P.DLL 83.5 KB 30 Oct 1998
drv/SMIDIPCI.DLL 30.1 KB 7 Nov 1998
drv/SNDVOL32.CNT 392 bytes 11 Jul 1995
drv/SNDVOL32.EXE 54.8 KB 11 Jul 1995
drv/VJOYD.VXD 24.2 KB 11 Jun 1998
drv/cmpci026.inf 6.7 KB 30 Jun 1999
drv/cmpci031.inf 6.7 KB 6 Jul 1999
drv/cmpci032.inf 6.8 KB 16 Jul 1999
drv/uinstdrv.exe 36.4 KB 12 May 1999

How to Update CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Legacy Device Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Legacy Device driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

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Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

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